RSS feeds in the directory: 2754
Added today: 0
Added yesterday: 0
Pravoslavie.Ru - Russian Orthodox information resource.
The PriestMartyr Basil Nadezhdin (1895-1930) was a very happy man: he had a favorite thing and favorite wife. After nine years of service to the father was arrested. In conclusion, he fell ill with typhus, gangrene, but death had to leave his wife's amazing letter will. The memory of the Saint on February 19.
His face is a simple and good person of a country priest – reflected his life. The sun – burned hair and gilded his beard and mustache, the wind made the rough skin, the work dried up cheeks , and faith – lit eyes. The eyes of the priest softly, gently, warmly and somehow special meekly looked at the world and smiled.
Church of St. Photius, Patriarch of Constantinople, had in the second half of the IX century — the period when he was finally defeated the heresy of iconoclasm, but in its place came the political turmoil: coups followed one another, the son of the betrayed mother, the other killed the other... In this maelstrom of earthly passions of the Byzantine Patriarch had to defend the Orthodox faith against the heretical innovations of Rome
February 17, 2017 in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow under the chairmanship of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill opened a meeting of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. Opening the meeting, the Primate made a statement in connection with the transfer of the Russian Orthodox Church, St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg.
New churches are symbols of renewed faith, — said the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church. — Faith is the sphere, and the Church is an area of life where no orders are not automatically enforced, in contrast to the army. Here everything is perceived and has a human response only in the case if the seeds fall on the favorable mail, that is, if people believe in God, if they want the Church and the faith was strengthened to the religious life of the people became richer and stronger.
Often, speaking about Orthodoxy in China and Hong Kong, I precede the story with entry, which answer the question for many is obvious: why China? What is the interest for the Russian Orthodox priest represents this country? Why service it?
Why there is a war in the Donbas, not in Galicia?.. But because in Galicia and Ukrainska Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate and Greek Catholic Church are on Patriotic positions. The aggressor and there is nothing to do. But in the East, where there is the Moscow Patriarchate, that is a stranger to the Church, there are favorable conditions for the attack on this part of Ukraine", — said the dissenter.
At the center, we can say, at the top, crowning all the Orthodox Liturgy – Eucharistic Canon in its very core – the formula of the transubstantiation of bread and wine and water into the Body and Blood of Christ ascended to God it was the Holy verses of the fiftieth Psalm: "a pure Heart * create in me, o God" and "do Not forsake me from Thy face, and Thy Holy spirit do not take away from me".
In confession one man admitted: he was baptized on the instructions of the police to follow Christians, but now believed to convey can not. "And unless we do something that harms your country?" the father asked Nikolai. "No!" – "Well, it came to the bosses!"
"most people who go to Church, partake of Holy communion, there is the experience of touching the divine grace. We know what is happening in our hearts, broken spiritual or physical illness, difficult life circumstances, like when there's no clearance, no power, – said the Patriarch during his sermon, February 15, 2017, the feast of the presentation of the Lord in the temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov in Reeve of Moscow.
When he Returned, he saw a man with a drawn sword: "You want tales about his Holy Scripture to darken our minds and to capture Japan!" Father Nicholas calmly asked: "do you know what is written in the Scriptures?" "No. Tell me," came the answer.
Despite the enforcers of the liberal intelligentsia, the rejection of patriotism, love for Russia, its past and future, faith in the great destiny of the people and the powers of the Russian lived in the hearts of millions of people. Famous Russian preacher of the XIX – beginning of XX century was Archpriest Ioann of Kronstadt (1829 – 1908).
At the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) took place the solemn events with participation of the Chairman of the Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and Chairman of the Pontifical Council for promoting Christian unity, cardinal Kurt Koch, the first anniversary of the historic meeting of Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill and Pope Francis in Cuba.
February 15, 2017 at the Soyuz TV channel will be showing the film "Candlemas". Author and presenter – Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev). Director – Maria Guseva. The screening will start at 01:00, repeat 17:00. Filming locations – Israel, Russia, Egypt, Italy, USA.
The Prosecutor's office of Georgia has officially confirmed information about the attempted murder of the head of the Georgian Orthodox Church Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia Ilia II. As it turned out, was arrested in Tbilisi airport by the head of service on management of property of the Patriarchate, father George Mamaladze had planned to poison the Primate of cyanide.